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Computer Systems Analysts

$102.24K Median Salary 47.5K Job Openings (Annual Projection) 7% Job Growth


About This Career

Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to develop and implement solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions, improve existing computer systems, and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and schedule limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

Reported Job Titles

Applications Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Computer Analyst, Computer Systems Analyst, Computer Systems Consultant, Information Systems Analyst (ISA), IT Analyst (Information Technology Analyst), IT Systems Analyst (Information Technology Systems Analyst), Programmer Analyst, Systems Analyst

Skills You'll Need

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Deductive Reasoning
Information Ordering
Oral Comprehension
Oral Expression
Written Comprehension
Inductive Reasoning
Near Vision
Problem Sensitivity
Speech Recognition
Fluency of Ideas
Speech Clarity
Written Expression
Category Flexibility
Flexibility of Closure
Far Vision
Mathematical Reasoning
Number Facility
Perceptual Speed
Speed of Closure


Computers and Electronics
Customer and Personal Service
English Language
Administration and Management
Education and Training


Reading Comprehension
Active Listening
Critical Thinking
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Active Learning
Judgment and Decision Making
Complex Problem Solving
Learning Strategies
Social Perceptiveness
Time Management
Operations Analysis
Operations Monitoring
Quality Control Analysis
Service Orientation

Technology Skills

Development environment software
Data base user interface and query software
Web platform development software
Program testing software
Object or component oriented development software
Data base management system software
Operating system software
Configuration management software
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
Enterprise application integration software
Application server software
Business intelligence and data analysis software
Analytical or scientific software
Medical software
Desktop communications software
Computer aided design CAD software
Requirements analysis and system architecture software
Project management software
Metadata management software
Network monitoring software
Transaction server software
Electronic mail software
Object oriented data base management software
Graphics or photo imaging software
File versioning software
Customer relationship management CRM software
Word processing software
Financial analysis software
Transaction security and virus protection software
Data base reporting software
Human resources software
Cloud-based management software
Geographic information system
Pattern design software
Accounting software
Access software
Cloud-based data access and sharing software
Administration software
Backup or archival software
Process mapping and design software
Spreadsheet software
Content workflow software
Helpdesk or call center software
Enterprise system management software
Expert system software
Document management software
Video conferencing software
Communications server software
Desktop publishing software
Portal server software
Video creation and editing software
Network security or virtual private network VPN management software
Network conferencing software
Office suite software
Graphical user interface development software
Instant messaging software
Internet directory services software
Sales and marketing software
Internet protocol IP multimedia subsystem software
Presentation software
Web page creation and editing software
Data mining software
Storage networking software
Industrial control software
Information retrieval or search software
Compiler and decompiler software
Data conversion software


Mainframe computers
Notebook computers
Personal digital assistant PDAs or organizers
Desktop computers